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Blake Goldsberry

Position RHP
Height 6'4''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class R-Senior
Hometown Highlands Ranch, Colo.
High School Cherry Creek HS

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2019 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Two-time Athletic Director’s and Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls

2020 (SHORTENED SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)

  • Appeared in seven games, totaling 10 innings pitched with no earned runs and only one walk to eight strikeouts
  • Pitched two-hitless innings of relief vs. Indiana State (3/8) and at Iowa (3/11)
  • Made season debut at Belmont (2/15), pitching two innings with only one hit allowed and two strikeouts
  • Tossed a season-high three strikeouts vs. Ball State (2/19)

2019 (REDSHIRT-JUNIOR) 

  • Made an appearance out of the bullpen in 31 games
  • Pitched 43 and 2/3 innings in relief with six wins and six losses with 33 strikeouts
  • Made season debut at USC Upstate (2/16)
  • Earned the save after retiring 12-straight in four innings of relief against Northern Illinois (3/1)
  • Recorded a season-high four strikeouts vs. Kansas State (5/19)

2018 (JUNIOR)

  • Started one of the four games he played in with three relief appearances
  • Pitched 12 and 1/3 innings with one win and 10 strikeouts
  • Made season debut in relief against Murray State (2/18)
  • Pitched a career-high six and 2/3 innings against Omaha (2/26) to pick up his first win of the season
  • Made second-career start at then-No. 4 Florida State (3/5)

2017 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honors Rolls
  • Made 19 appearances
  • Pitched 29 1/3 innings allowing 17 earned runs (5.22 ERA)
  • Recorded one save on the year
  • Made one appearance on opening weekend vs. Liberty (2/18)
  • Pitched a scoreless inning of relief at then-No. 23 Stanford (2/24)
  • Made an appearance against Northwestern State (3/3)
  • Tossed a scoreless frame with a strikeout against Creighton (3/22)
  • Threw one and 1/3 innings of scoreless relief at Missouri State (4/4)
  • Did not allow an earned run in two innings of relief at West Virginia (4/7)
  • Pitched two innings of relief against Wichita State (4/11)
  • Pitched four innings of one-run relief at Grand Canyon (4/25) to pick up his second-career save

2016 (FRESHMAN)

  • Made 20 appearances on the hill including one start
  • Pitched 31 2/3 innings, allowing 42 earned runs (11.94 ERA)
  • Recorded one save on the year … Made career debut in relief appearance against Utah (2/26)
  • Retired all six batters he faced in order vs. BYU (3/4)
  • Struck out career-high two batters vs. BYU (3/4)
  • Picked up first-career save after three scoreless innings of relief against Purdue (3/12)
  • Gave up season-high five earned runs vs. Murray State (3/15)
  • Made first-career start at then-No. 16 Missouri State (4/6)
  • Pitched career-high four and 2/3  shutout innings against then-No. 8 Texas Tech

CHERRY CREEK HS

  • Five-time varsity letterman between baseball and basketball
  • 2015 Conference Champions
  • 2015 District Champions
  • Went 8-1 on the mound with a 2.30 ERA his senior year
  • All-state his senior year
  • Ranked the 16th-best player in Colorado by Prep Baseball Report his senior year
  • 2014 Conference Champions
  • 2014 District Champions
  • Named All-League Second Team for baseball his junior year
  • All-State Honorable Mention for baseball his junior year
  • Selected to the top 40 All-Star Game at Coors Field his junior and senior years
  • Batted .355 his junior year
  • Hit .425 his senior campaign
  • Listed on school honor roll his sophomore and junior years

PERSONAL

  • Born in Denver, Colorado
  • Son of Mark and Kristin Goldsberry
  • Has one older sibling, Kelly
  • Plans to major in sport management